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Envirogen to Provide Cartridge and Bag Filtration Solutions in North American Market

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04/08/2015

Envirogen Technologies, Inc. announced that it will begin providing a range of cartridge filtration solutions to industry, the public sector and equipment re-sellers effective immediately. The company will offer filter cartridges using a wide range of depth and membrane filter media, with filtration ratings from 0.2 micron microbial to 200 microns. These are used as prefilters, final filters and ...

Merck and Nano-C Present Enhanced Materials for Organic Photovoltaics

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04/08/2015

Merck, a leading company for innovative and top-quality high-tech products in the healthcare, life science and performance materials sectors, announced today, together with the US-based company Nano-C, their development and launch of promising new fullerene derivatives for the emerging field of organic photovoltaics (OPV). Merck is pursuing many projects to participate in the growing OPV sector. ...

Here are the 17 new UN development goals for 2030

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04/08/2015

The 193 member states of the United Nations have agreed on 17 new development goals to be achieved by 2030. World leaders will formally adopt the goals at a summit meeting in late September, just before their annual meeting at the U.N. General Assembly. The goals will replace the eight Millennium Development Goals which were adopted at a summit in 2000 and are to be completed by the end of ...

Asbestos related deaths stay at record highs

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04/08/2015

According to a new report from the Health and Safety Executive new report from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), deaths from mesothelioma stayed at record levels for the second year running. The updated figures show that there were 2,538 mesothelioma deaths in Great Britain in 2013, broadly similar to the 2,548 in 2012, but substantially higher than the 2,312 deaths in 2011. Mesothelioma, ...

NPL launches new guide with Airborne Radioactivity Monitoring Users` Group

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04/08/2015

The guide, which was written in collaboration with the radiation user community, describes recommended procedures for the examination, testing and calibration of tritium-in-air monitoring equipment, to comply with the legal requirements set by the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999. Because some types of tritium-in-air monitors are either installed or not readily transportable, it is necessary ...

​Angle-Injected BOS 100® PRB Pilot Succeeds at PCE Superfund Site

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04/08/2015

AST Environmental, Inc (RPI Group Member) working with AECOM in Statesville, North Carolina has successfully completed an angle-injected BOS 100® pilot test at a former textiles facility where PCE was used in a dry-cleaning operation. Based on eliminating 96% to 100% of the PCE in the test barrier area, the pilot test was deemed a success, resulting in approval for the ...

Eriez to launch new dual frequency separator at RWM 2015

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29/07/2015

Eriez Europe to showcase latest developments in recycling separation equipment with new Eddy Current Separator (ECS) design at RWM 2015 on September 15th to 17th, at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. The new NG-24 ECS is suitable for multiple applications and features a new cantilevered design, which allows for the ECS belt to be changed in as little as 10 minutes by maintenance staff. Eriez Europe ...

ADI systems to upgrade wastewater treatment technology at screwworm sterile fly production facility

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03/08/2015

ADI Systems will once again partner with The Commission for the Eradication and Prevention of Screwworm (COPEG) to upgrade its wastewater treatment system in Pacora, Panama. COPEG has a cooperative agreement between Panama and the United States to safeguard Panama and the rest of the countries of Central and North America from screwworm re-infestation. Infection from screwworms, a fly species ...

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